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Cost Breakdown

The cost of creating an app falls into 4 areas:
Features, Target Customer, Timeline, and Product Stage.

Your App Features

App feature selection is one of the primarily influencers of cost. To help, we've put together a Guidebook that outlines the primary app features.

App Feature Guidebook

Your Customer

Consumer facing apps require a level of polish and interactivity. Entreprise apps usually require increased security and more complex technical considerations.

Who is your target customer?

Your Timeline

The amount of time alotted for planning, building, and deployment and drastically impact cost.

When do you want to launch?

Your Product Stage

The stage of the technology you're building will greatly impact price. You should spend less time and budget to proof the concept, and more time to roll out a full fledged product.

What is your product stage?

Certainty comes through planning and action.



While on the simpler side of applications, these often serve as great prototypes or MVPS. It's rare to build mobile apps within this range, but the budget often fits well for early stage, web application for business-to-business customers.



Though broad, this range is the most common for more robust MVPs or Version 1 Products. When you account for User Experience, User Interface Design, Development, and Deployment it's easy to see why thoughtfully designing a tool can require more time and effort.



For enterprise products, or those built for an existing customer base, it's typical for a project to move into the hundreds of thousands. This can be due to complexity, quantity of features, or increased need for security and infrastructure.

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